Restaurants With Live Music In London

From swinging little jazz clubs through to requesting your own song, our city's restaurants pack a whole lot of music into their spaces. No matter what type of night, or even brunch, you're looking for, these places have got it, with delicious menus, talented musicians and a whole heap of fun. Explore our guide to live music restaurants in London and get into the groove without having to leave your seat.

Last edited by Kiera Chapman

Last updated on 15th July 2024

EVE Kensington

Inspired by the breaking-bread cultures of the Mediterranean, EVE is a leafy mid-summer escape located in the heart of Kensington. As the sun sets on Fridays, this tropical haunt transforms into a sultry evening venue basking in the soulful rhythm of live music complemented by signature cocktails and contemporary small plates.

Smith's Bar & Grill

Known for its unreal dishes, Smith's Bar and Grill in Paddington is also home to some great live music. Every Saturday you can enjoy a bellini bottomless brunch while the resident DJ plays the best of house and party tunes.

Camino King’s Cross

£15 Lunch Set Menu

Whether you settle down at the King's Cross or Shoreditch venue, Camino is the Spanish spot that's making sure you get your fix of a cosy tapas bar with plenty of contemporary style to match. Tuck into grilled leeks with an almond and hazelnut romesco, juicy Galician fillet steaks and more across the extensive menus - with plenty of cava, wine and aperitivo topping off your meal. Plus, the bars play host to DJ sets and other music events to elevate your experience.

Kindred Uncovered with Vicky Trantou: Live Music Night

@ Kindred on Thu, 25th Jul 2024 @ 19:30 - 23:00

Kindred is a gorgeous, modern restaurant located just outside of Hammersmith station that hosts bi-monthly music nights. On the 25th of July, you can expect to see the powerful Vicky Trantou take to the stage. With influences from Tori Kelly and Yebba, the singer-songwriter is bound to put on a soulful show.

28-50 By Night

There's no better accompaniment to a delicious meal than music, is there? So shimmy over to 28-50 By Night, where they host live sessions from Tuesday to Saturday. Tuck into scallops tartare, pumpkin risotto or sea bream while you enjoy the show.

Ayllu Restaurant

This stunning Paddington restaurant features a live samba show every Saturday night with resident DJs throwing out all the best beats while you dine. Tuck into one of Ayllu's delicious tasting menus while you sit back and enjoy the performance. 

Soul Food & Jazz @ Americana

@ Americana London on Tue, 23rd Jul 2024 @ 19:30 - 22:00

Prepare to indulge in a finger-lickin' good time with Soul Food & Jazz @ Americana. For just £40 a pop, you'll score a fancy glass of prosecco to kick things off, a three-course feast, and live music from the talented mezzo-soprano Esta Rae. The menu features treats like slow-cooked Texas red brisket chilli and down-home dirty rice, fiery New Orleans salmon fillet, and Louisiana smoked glazed chicken.

Hard Rock Cafe Piccadilly Circus

Early Bird Offer - Discounted Christmas Event Menus

Hard Rock Cafe is nothing short of iconic, and their Piccadilly Circus venue knows how to keep the good times rolling. Not only do they showcase up-and-coming musicians on their stage from 6:30 onwards every Tuesday, but you can also catch live DJ sessions on Thursday nights too. You can take advantage of the extensive cocktail menu on offer as well, paired with plates like Bangkok spicy shrimp, barbecue pork ribs and their world-famous burgers.